happy memorial day
When we found these vintage bakelite telephones we just had to have them for the store. They have been rewired with black fabric cord, and are ready to plug straight into your phone jack. 1950s desk telephone 1920s candlestick telephone
welcome to our our new home
we are very happy to be here. click here if you are interested in reading any of our old blog posts in their original locale.
mini tug boats
makr carry goods
It’s always fun when it turns out that our customers make things we want to buy. Not too long ago, Jason Gregory from Makr Carry Goods came to our store to find a present for his girlfriend, and we ended up ordering some of his wallets and bags. Made by hand in Florida, they will last a lifetime. Makr Leather Flap Wallet Makr Horizon Two Wallet Makr canvas and leather farm tote
We have just returned from a short visit to Maine, where we bought some great vintage stuff for the shop. We also had a chance to stop by the Brahms Mount textile mill, where they make some of our very favorite and most luxurious items: linen towels and linen day blankets. Here is a short video of the 1930s shuttle looms: Brahms Mount from Bourne Mfg. on Vimeo.
happy mother's day
I know how to cook
I Know How to Cook is to France what The Silver Spoon is to Italy. First published in 1932, it is the cookbook that every young person receives as a housewarming gift. It is passed from mother to daughter, educating each new generation about most important thing in life. With over 1,400 recipes, helpful hints for choosing wine and cheese, a selection of suggested menus from celebrated French...